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Aug 23, 2013 7:30pm PDT
high school. >> glad you could be with us. >> he and about a dozen african-american male teachers are focused on making sure plaque boys graduate high school. >> take a step back. y'all ready? >> we're trying to make transformations. a lot of our brothers are failing disproportionately. if we look at statistics in oakland we're the highest in everything we don't need to be in. >> you'll see higher rates of dropouts, lower rates of graduation, higher rates of chronic absence, higher rates of suspension. >> june yus williams is ceo of the urban strategies council, an oakland-based nonprofit working to eliminate persistent poverty. in 2010, the council partnered with oakland unified in developing solutions for improving the academic and social outcomes for black boys. that same year, the district launched the office of african-american male achievement. chris chatman is the executive director. the manhood development class is one of the office's programs. >> one of the strategies with our manhood development classes, just getting eye level with the youth. how do we put the swag in ed
Aug 2, 2013 7:30pm PDT
are interested in negotiating with us. and we are trying to find that right balance. the last thing i want to say is, even if we don't have a deal struck at, at midnight on sunday there are lots of avenue that can be pursued that don't have to end in the strike. >> that was bart general manager speaking at a press conference earlier this afternoon. tom, if you would, give us a summary what is the best argument each side is making? >> well, basically what bart wants is to get its unions, pension costs an health care costs under control. that's what bart wants. that's what they say guarantees their future. unions want to recoup from four years of getting nothing because of the last contract. they want to make sure their union stays together. because they're firmly of the opinion that the chief negotiator hired by -- bart, for $400,000, is out to bust the union. so a blood lust battle. hate to say it. that's what it is. >> is this one of the kind of things you meet in the middle and call it a day? >> no. these guys are not meeting any where. they don't like each other. they hardly talk to each other
Aug 9, 2013 7:30pm PDT
>>> a plan to use eminent dough nine fight foreclosures in richmond reemps wall street. the debate over employee unions and their role in today's economy. chevron will paper $2 million to last year's refinery blaze that sent thousands to hospitals and some capital school districts get to say no thanks to the federal no child left behind program. plus, remembering pioneering bay area sculpture ruth asawa, coming up next. captioning by vie dak underwritten by fireman's fund. >>> good evening. welcome to "this week in northern california." joining me for insight and analysis of news from the week are -- jill tucker, san francisco chronicle education reporter. david baker, energy reporter also with the chronicle. josh richman, bay area news group politics reporter, and karen said, san francisco chronicle business reporter. richmond may become the first city to use eminent domain to combat foreclosure programs offering to buy underwater mortgages and help refinancing with homes. if they refuse, the city is threatening to seize the workaging anyway. filing a lawsuit to block the move whi
Aug 16, 2013 7:30pm PDT
. >> we need to ensure incarceration is used to punish, to deter and to rehabilitate but not merely to warehouse and to forget. >>> $1 billion plan to expand california's largest reservoir shasta dam caused a flood of controversy. >>> plus the greening of a billionaire who wants to help steer the company's energy policy. >> energy and climate are going to be the challenge for our generation. >>> coming up next. >>> good evening. welcome to this week in northern california. joining me for insights and analysis of news from the week are craig miller. michael montgomery. and carla marinucci. two prominence speakers came to san francisco this week tackling tough issues and between rating national headlines. attorney general eric holder and hillary clinton. they both addressed the annual meeting of the american bar association. clinton criticized what she sees as an erosion of the voting rights taking sharp aim at north carolina's now voter i.d. law. >> that progress, that historical progress towards a more perfect union will go backwards instead of forwards. >> so, carla, we'll talk in
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